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, the top political organizer for obama said, look, i don't know why they're going to pennsylvania. they have to win 2/3 of the independent -- independence. democrats outnumber republicans in pennsylvania by over a million. they think it's just a faint and decoy. the republicans will probably say to you no, wait a second. there is a republican governor, both houses are republican. >> but talk about that for a minute. >> yeah. >> a faint -- creating a bluff was two weeks ago. this is election day. virginia is razor thin as it gets. >> why didn't he go tova have? >> i think you should have been the campaign manager, tom. it would have been better to go to virginia, strategically, and the makiavillian sense than to pennsylvania. the odds in pennsylvania are much greater. virginia is the tightest swing state. if you think your presence means something, go to the state. it's the closest. they might come back and say well, virginia is 13 electoral points. we might lose ohio, which is 18, pennsylvania's 20, we're going f broke. >> how much of a driver is this u.s. senate race going on bet
. in that final speech in des moines, he will be a companied by first lady michelle obama. >> the president's republican rival mitt romney spent his afternoon in battleground virginia shoring up votes. the commonwealth is one of five stops in four critical swing states. jennifer davis is live from the presidential hopefuls campaign. >> reporter: hi there, brian. as he makes his way in the grand ballroom in boston, they're getting ready for tomorrow night's election rally and his campaign is feeling optimistic and they believe people here will be celebrating. one day ahead of the elect, governor romney starts the campaigning in florida. a key battleground state with 29 crucial electoral votes. >> tomorrow, we begin a new tomorrow. tomorro we begin a better tomorrow and this is going to change for the better tomorrow. your work is making a difference. >> reporter: and holding two rallies in virginia alone. >> and to look at the record, earned and real with record. the president promised change but that can't be finished in speeches but in achievement. >> reporter: he's also campaigning in o
it. president obama, meanwhile, was in springfield, ohio, and told the crowd that the policies mitt romney and republicans would put into place would put the country back where it was four years ago. >> it's a choice of going back to the top-down policies that got us into this mess or the middle up, bottom up strat jay gis that got us out of the mess and will keep us going. >> i know when i'm elected, the economy and american job market will still be stagnant. i won't waste time complaining about my predecessor. >> reporter: we're down to the wire here. the associated press put nine states now in the up-for-grabs category: ohio, florida, virginia, north carolina, new hampshire, iowa, wisconsin, colorado, and nevada. brian, that is a wide margin where the candidates will battle the next few days. >>> tonight, video of mitt romney discussing his mormon faith and abortion has gone viral. he ran for president in '08 and sat down in iowa and discussed his faith and view on abortion. >> my faith has strong beliefs -- i was beaten up in boston because i encouraged girls not to have abortio
are letting sandy wipe out the supporters ' enthusiasm. president obama and mitt romney back on the trail, turning up the heat. tom fitzgerald joins us live in the newsroom. tom. >> reporter: it's been a bit of a difficult dance for the romney campaign. trying to press their case in this election, they have to back off some of the harshest attacks from the president in the wake of the storm. the gloves are back off. the president and mitt romney dove into the campaign with full steam today. in roanoke, virginia, mitt romney met with supporters telling them -- telling them he is confident they will end the president next tuesday and presume amine while, was out on the campaign trail the first time this, we rallying in wisconsin before heading off to nevada and colorado. >> governor romney has been using all of the talent as a salesman to dress up those very same policies that failed our country so badly. the same policies we have been cleaning up after the past four years. >> and we came up with an idea last week, which is he's going to create the department of business. i, i don't think a
in tuesday's outcome. latino voters marched to the white house for a message from president obama. tom fitzgerald was there now. this has to do with immigration reform. what do they expect to get out of their four years? >> reporter: when you look at the passage of the dream act in maryland, the voter turned up in states like new mexico and nevada, hispanic voters are the strongest voting blocks for democrats this year and their message was simple. the elects are over and they say they want results. cry chanting yes, we can, in both english and spanish, groups of hispanic voters and those who would like to be voters, came to the white house. >> we have a mandate right now and the president is going to deliver. >> reporter: gustavo torrez of casa in action said this part demonstration and part celebration of latino voting power delivers a single message on a single issue. >> the comprehensive reform, we believe that democrats want it and republicans need it. and this is a time to pass immigration reform. >> under the watchful eye of the secret service, over 100 hispanic demonstrators ga
and tonight a ground war is looming i am maureen umem. >> president obama and others said they could expand the assault but they said they would rathered conflict end now. fox david lee miller has the latest. >> reporter: frantically searching for cover sirens jarring israelis throughout the day. israel's iron dome interceptor system shot down two rockets bound for tel aviv sunday night the strikes from hamas increasing in intensity. >> there are more significant rockets flying in terms of numbers and sequins coming in five at a time and not just randomly one or two here and there. >> reporter: firing back israel has been targeting the homes of suspected hamas militants in the gaza strip. this hit on a two story house. in the aftermath, children'sbodies are pulled from the rubble and at least 11 people killed. bloodshed is likely to raise international pressure to a cease-fire. on a 3-day asia tour streak bangkok president obama blamed mill faints for starting round of fighting. >> there's no country that would tolerate missiles raining down on its citizens from outside the borders. so, we
obama his resignation on thursday. general petraeus saying in a statement to the cia work force, i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. such bare behavior is unacceptable. petraeus, who just turned 60, was appointed head of langley in april of last year. sources close to petraeus tell fox news this was his choice and had nothing to do with the situation in benghazi and that the general was looking forward to testifying on capitol hill about libya. in a statement, the president called petraeus' decades of service extraordinary, saying by any measure he was one of the outstanding general officers of his generation helping our military adapt to new challenges and leading our men and women in uniform through a remarkable period of service in iraq and afghanistan where he helped our nation put those wars on a path to responsible end. the president, going on to say, his thoughts and prayers are with the general and his wife of 37 years. >>> also newed tonight -- new tonight, the soon to be ceo of lockheed martin resigned today. christopher cube sick is l
's a disaster. >> new york mayor is sending in teams of contractors to pick up the pace. president obama is scheduled to visit areas on thursday. >> the nation paused to pay tribute to the nation's war heroes. a special ceremony recognizing the sacrifice of those killed in conflict. this veteran's day marks the 30th anniversary of the dedication. 50th anniversary of the beginning of the vietnam war. >> names you know you reach back in time and connect with those who remain as young and vibrant as when you last saw them. and this memorial and visitor are one. no other monument i know of attains this level of intimacy. >> 418,000 americans were killed in world war ii. >> the veterans rising once again. the mojave desert cross was ordered removed on claims it was unconstitutional. >>> a local artist is honoring our nation's veterans with a stroke of a paint brush. takes old photographs and turns them into colorful pieces of art. >> this is the story of a portrait artist. >> she is a salvation army girl. a doughnut girl. >> you went over on c 54. and a veteran of the second world war. >> eve
mandate for democrats and that president obama was overwhelmingly re-elected and that could be debatable. he said democrats increased their majority in the senate, which they did and the number of house seats. he's claiming a political mandate but doesn't seem like boehner's buying it. >> and there is a questeration that is hanging over everyone's -- sequestration that is hanging over everyone's head, that is what they want to work on. is there's way on work on sequestration? >> democrats rejected that. the only way to turn off the sequestration is if republicans compromise on taxes and that means they want republicans to agree to raise taxes. democrats are insisting that the bush tax rates and the sequestration be linked, and i'll be surprised if they backed off that position now. >> alexander bolton from the hill, we appreciate you coming in. when they left here to campaign, they left a laundry list of things to do. there could be dirty laundry in the future before they work it out. >> all right, guys, three big issues on the ballot in maryland moving forward. the voters approved quest
helping neighbor. on staten island, molly line, fox news. >> and tomorrow, president obama will visit the areas of new york hardest hit by the storm. and the president visited new jersey. >>> straight ahead on the newsem, a reporter threatened by the interior secretary. what caused that confrontation. and a memorable story on this amazing sky diving feat. sue. >> and on that day and another one today, brian. we have a chill in the air. temperatures in the 40s across the region and another cold night expected. how things are trending toward the weekend and speaking of the weekend, scott, a lot of people excited to see the skins back in action. >> they are, sue. when the skins and eagles meet on sunday, philly will trot out a rookie qb, a guy the coaching staff knows firsthand and rg3 joins the choir of voices saying the season is not over. the play-offs are still in the picture. that is straight ahead in the sports edge.  . >>> th is ken salazar is apologizing after making threats to a reporter. >> you see any changes that need to take place in terms of -- >> we're h
to the investigation that uncovered the affair. >>> president obama said that new yorkers will rebound. the president made the first trip to some of the hardest-hit areas in new york damaged by hurricane sandy. the new york mayor and new jersey governor toured parts of staten island, devastated by sandy. >> there is a lot of cleanup to do and people still need emergency help, they need heat and hower -- power, they need food and shelter, kids are still trying to figure out why where they going to school. >> the president also looked at the queens area. >>> the national research council found the nation's grid is spread out across hundreds of miles. many key pieces of equipment are unguarded or so old, they lack the sensors to limit the outages. the the portion of the report are given to the department of homeland security. >>> the largest criminal penaltiy in u.s. district. bp agreed to pay $4 billion to the u.s. government over the next five years. and the record settlement in the gulf, bp agreed to a five- year probation term. two bp employees face manslaughter charges in connection to the deaths o
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